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Demographics

Population

(taken from Census.gov)

 

Year 1990 2000 2010 2014 (est) 2017 (est)
City 21,877 26,935 35,770 37,601 40,358
County 383,545 569,463 774,769 831,073 860,661
State 17,045,000 20,851,820 25,145,561 27,469,114 28,320,000

Transportation

Air

Weslaco is home to the Mid Valley Airport, a facility for private aircrafts that features on-call Customs and Border Protection inspections Monday – Saturday, 8 am to 5 pm  (Must provide a 2-hour notice).  The two closest commercial airports are McAllen International Airport, located approximately 20 miles to the west and Valley International Airport, located approximately 25 miles to the east in Harlingen.  Airlines serving the Rio Grande Valley include United Airlines, American Airlines, Allegiant Air, Aeromar, Southwest Airlines, Sun Country Airlines and Delta Airlines.

Bus
Automobile

Utilities

Taxes

Property Tax (2018)
(Rate/$100 of assessed value)

Rate
City of Weslaco: 0.66670
Hidalgo County: 0.58
Weslaco ISD: 1.15970
South Texas ISD: 0.0492
Drainage Dist. #1:0.0951
South Texas College: 0.178
Total Effective Tax Rate: 2.7287

Sales Tax
City: 2 %
County: 2% (outside City)
State: 6.25%

State Taxes (2019)
Individual Income: none
Gasoline: $0.20/gallon
State Corporate Franchise Tax: .75% (0.375% for retail or wholesale)

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